Brain Drain, is it beneficial? – IMD Criterion of the Month

By Prof Arturo Bris and Dr José Caballero – IMD World Competitiveness Center.

At first glance, it seems obvious that brain drain is a significant cost to emerging economies. However, some academic observers (e.g., Mountford, 1997; Beine, Docquier and Rapoport, 2001) have argued that brain drain is beneficial.

Check:

http://www.imd.org/news/wcc/2015/jan.htm

Povl Tiedemann
January 2015

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